Chemlease Japan KK becomes Chem-Trend Japan KK
Chem-Trend, a global leader in the development, manufacturing and marketing of high-performance release agents, purging compounds and other ancillary molding products, announced the transition of Chemlease Japan K.K. to Chem-Trend Japan K.K. As part of a planned, long-term evolution, Chemlease Japan becomes Chem-Trend Japan with the same location and team that has been servicing customers across Japan for many years.
Chem-Trend Japan will continue to support Chemlease Japan’s original focus markets of composites and rubber molding and tire manufacturing – but will expand in the future to also support the needs of the high-pressure die casting, polyurethane molding and thermoplastics processing markets.
“Chem-Trend is proud to have been active in the Japan market since 1969. This evolution of our long-standing relationship with Chemlease Japan into Chem-Trend Japan strengthens our commitment to addressing the needs of the local market, as well as those of Japanese-headquartered companies located around the world. It is another step in our continuing journey to provide exemplary products and service to our customers,” said President and CEO Devanir Moraes, Chem-Trend.
Chem-Trend provides end users across various markets with release systems and complementary molding process aids that create enhanced value, efficiency and productivity.
“We are pleased that Chem-Trend has made this commitment to the market and our customers can look forward to continuing to receive the same level of excellent service and quality products that have made a difference to their businesses today. This evolution will also allow our customers to benefit from the full global resources of this industry leader,” said Yasumasa Kato, representative director of Chem-Trend Japan.
With more than 55 years of dedicated release agent experience, Chem-Trend has a global presence with production facilities on four continents, offices or local representatives in 18 countries, and a distribution network covering more than 50 countries. Chem-Trend products are used in a broad range of applications, including composites, rubber and polyurethane molding, high-pressure die casting, thermoplastics processing, wood composite pressing and in the manufacturing of tires. The company’s global sales and technical service representatives work on-site with customers to maximize release agent value addition and provide dependable application and processing expertise.